Dennis Rodman Cruises Around Vatican in Popemobile

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman was one of the main attractions in Vatican these days, where a new "Pontifex Maximus" was elected following Pope Benedict's sudden resignation.
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Rodman's trip to Vatican City had something to do with campaigning for Peter Turkson, the cardinal from Ghana, but the former basketball player apparently went there to receive a Mercedes custom-built "Popemobile" as well.

Built to match the one Pope Benedict XVI used while in office, though not quite accurate we might add, Rodman's "Popemobile" was spotted making its way through Rome yesterday.

Unfortunately for "The Worm", Peter Turkson didn't became the new Pontiff, or "the first black pope" as he would have wanted, the position being handed to Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, who will be known from now on as Pope Francis.

Before letting this go, we can't help wonder what's wrong with Rodman lately? He recently went to North Korea, now Vatican... What's next? A vacation with North-Korean leader Kim Jong Un? Well, yeah.... Rodman and Kim are friends now.

Story via Wall Street Journal
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